The 25-year-old Process Safety Management Standard has significant safety gaps, leaving refinery workers at risk. OHIP Interns worked with a local union to engage workers and the community with a proposed new standard for Washington State.
University of Idaho students are working to enhance traditional safety training with VR simulations through funding from the NWC PTOP program.
NWC Staff Attended the 37th Annual Alaska Governor's Safety and Health Conference, connecting with partners from all across the state of Alaska!
April 7, 2017 | Northwest Center Continuing Education Director, Nancy Simcox, participated in several recent outreach activities. "I enjoy meeting with new health and safety professionals to exchange ideas and solicit information from those who are working to prevent injuries and illnesses in the workplace."
October 10, 2015 | The NWCOHS is proud to announce that two new academic research training programs have been funded by NIOSH and we are now accepting applications for traineeships that include student funding.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 | Did you know that April 4-10 is National Public Health Week? That's right, five whole days dedicated to public health. While each day focuses on something a little different, here at the NWCOHS we're most excited for Tuesday's focus on Worker Safety!
Monday, August 16, 2010 | OSHA has had an enormous positive impact on the working community since the program began in 1971. Countless lives have been saved thanks to their efforts, but more needs be done. Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health David Michaels sent a letter to OSHA staff outlining strategies to protect worker health and safety in the years to come.